13 Aug '18, 1am

100,000 Dolphins Are Illegally Murdered for Bait Each Year – This Must Be Stopped #care2 https://t.co/JPkVAOXzVK

100,000 Dolphins Are Illegally Murdered for Bait Each Year – This Must Be Stopped #care2 https://t.co/JPkVAOXzVK

Given how universally revered dolphins are, and the fact that humans rarely eat their meat, you’d be forgiven for assuming that dolphins are largely spared by the fishing industry. Alas, that’s not the case. As a new report finds, fishers hunt and butcher over 100,000 cetaceans (a classification that includes dolphins, porpoises and tinier whales) each year, a number that’s been steadily growing in the past couple of decades. We’re not talking about dolphins accidentally getting caught up in nets – this is a deliberate attempt to capture them so they can be chopped up as bait . When the cetaceans are pulled on to the boat, they’re generally stabbed with harpoons and knives and then left to die, so the suffering is intense. Sign the petition: Call on the Peruvian government to put a stop to dolphin hunting. In most cases, targeting dolphins and porpoises in this manner is i...

Full article: https://www.care2.com/causes/100000-dolphins-are-illegall...

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